GazePlay Opens Up the World of Gaming

GazePlay opens up a wide world of gaming for poly-disabled people with limited use of their limbs or voices. The free, open-source software grants users access to nearly 60 games playable with an eye tracker. GazePlay works on Windows, MacOS and Linux. Moreover, it can be used with all eye trackers that allow mouse movement. […]

Cymath: The Lifesaving Math Problem Solver

Math isn’t everyone’s strong suit. For students heading back to school after the holidays, the Cymath app is the perfect tool for making it easier. You can either type in a math problem or take a screenshot of it on your notebook, and Cymath will walk you through it step by step. This is particularly […]

The BEST Apps for Tasks Big and Small

Life can be overwhelming, especially for people with disabilities. Even simple daily tasks like going through a stack of mail can wear you out. The Brain Education Strategies Technology (BEST) suite of apps is here to help. Essentially four apps in one, the BEST suite helps users make their lives more manageable and ultimately improve […]

Voice Assistant Must-Have Skills

A voice assistant can be invaluable for people with disabilities these days. Essentially virtual caregivers, voice assistants provide everything from daily reminders to guided meditation, cognitive exercises and more. “Voice assistants ultimately empower people with disabilities to live more independently,” said Brian Norton, director of assistive technology at Easterseals Crossroads. “Technologies like Amazon Echo and […]

Attention Increase Through Assistive Technology

We live in a world full of distractions. As society runs around us, we’re constantly looking at various screens, seeing personal and global news and information rush past our eyes like the cascading green code of “The Matrix.” And it can be difficult to keep our attention. These distractions can be particularly overwhelming for people […]

Morphic Sets Your Computer Up for Success

You may be familiar and totally comfortable with your own computer — its setting, features and programs. But what happens when you’re using a different computer and don’t know how to log in, where to find the features you need and what to do with the different settings? That’s where Morphic comes in. Morphic unlocks […]